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Districts & Neighbourhoods In Abidjan

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Abidjan is divided into two halves (northern Abidjan and southern Abidjan), each having 10 official boroughs, or communes, led by a mayor.

COMMUNES OF NORTHERN ABIDJAN

  • Abobo is mostly made up of public housing. Abobo has a substantial population of low-income migrants. This region, on the other hand, arose on its own.
  • Adjamé grew from the settlement of Ébrié, which existed before Abidjan. Despite its modest size and dirty environment, this commune is vital to the Ivorian economy. Its market has a diverse retail center, and its bus terminal is the principal hub for foreign bus lines in the Ivory Coast.
  • Yopougon is Abidjan’s most populated commune, located partially in Northern Abidjan and partly in Southern Abidjan across the lagoon. It has both industrial and residential sectors. This commune is home to the ORSTOM research station, the Pasteur Institute, and a training hospital.
  • Plateau is the commercial heart of Ivory Coast, featuring highly contemporary, towering buildings. Although Ivory Coast’s political and administrative capital was formally shifted to Yamoussoukro in 1983, the republic’s institutions, like as the Presidency and National Assembly, remain in Plateau. It is Ivory Coast’s principal administrative, commercial, and financial hub.
  • Attécoubé is home to the Banco forests, which is a national park.
  • Cocody is well-known for its residential areas Deux-Plateaux and Riviera. The commune is home to the University of Cocody, a governmental university, as well as a few private institutions. Cocody is home to Radio Television Ivoirienne (RTI). This commune is home to the President of the Republic. The embassy district is also located in Cocody.

COMMUNES OF SOUTHERN ABIDJAN

  • Koumassi: This municipality has a significant industrial area.
  • Marcory: This commune is mostly residential.
  • Port-Bouët: This commune is home to a refinery (Societe Ivoirienne de Raffinage SIR) as well as the Felix Houphout-Boigny International Airport. In the center of Little Bassam, there is also an established IRD office. The iconic lighthouse stretches for many nautical miles over the Gulf of Guinea.
  • Treichville: This commune is home to the Autonomous Port of Abidjan as well as a number of stores. The port region also serves as an industrial zone. There is also the Treichville State Pool (PET), the Treichville Sports Palace, the Treichville Palace of Culture, street 12, and the Abidjan Racetrack.

SUBURBS

Jacqueville, Grand-Lahou, and Dabou are in the west; Sikensi, Tiassalé, Agboville, Adzopé, and Aleppo are in the north; and Grand-Bassam is in the east.

Anyama, Bingerville, Brofodoumé, and Songon are towns (or sub-prefectures) within the Abidjan Department, which is co-extensive with the autonomous region.

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